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Robert Lennon

Robert Lennon

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Affiliate Faculty, Penn State Law

Curriculum Vitae

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M.D., Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS)
J.D., University of Wisconsin
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Robert Lennon serves as outpatient primary care through the Department of Family and Community Medicine, part of Penn State Health/Penn State College of Medicine. He is also an associate professor providing resident and medical student education in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. Dr. Robert Lennon's research interests include prebiotics, osteopathic manipulation, global health engagement, bioethics and using folate derivatives to reduce oxidative stress in living tissue.

His latest research work includes:

  • Developing a study of moral injury in physicians
  • Studying osteopathic manipulation as a treatment for chronic migraines
  • A grant pending on a study evaluating multimedia educational modules as a method of teaching research topics
  • Writing manuscripts for a multisite intervention evaluating curriculum changes to increase resident research output
  • Point-of-care ultrasound efficacy
  • In-field training on humanitarian missions

Denk M, Lennon R, Hayashi R, et al. Synthesis and structure of a stable silylene. J Am Chem Soc. 1994, 116, 2691-2692.

Lennon R, Lennon RL, Bacon DR. The Anaesthetists’ Travel Club: an example of professionalism. J Clin Anesth. 2009 Mar;21(2):137-42.

Stephens M, Lennon R, Saguil A, Reamy BV. Four-year training in family medicine: strength through versatility using the uniformed services as a model. Fam Med. 2011 Oct;43(9):664-6.

Yosay J, Lennon RP, Keck JW. Spontaneous Hematomas. Am Fam Physician. 2013 Mar 1;87(5):371-2.

Lennon RP, Saguil A, Seehusen DA, Reamy BV, Stephens MB. The Military Health System: A Community of Solutions for Medical Education, Healthcare Delivery and Public Health. J Am Board Fam Med. 2013 May-Jun;26(3):264-70.

Lennon RP, Oberhofer AL, McNair V, Keck JW. Curriculum Changes to Increase Research in a Family Medicine Residency Program. Fam Med. 2014;46(4)294-8.

Lennon RP. Lengthening Military Tour Lengths; Cut Costs, Improve Morale and Improve Patient Outcomes. Mil Med. 2014 Sep;179(9):935.

Lennon RP, Oberhofer AL, McQuade J. Body Composition Assessment Failure Rates and Obesity in the United States Navy. Mil Med. 2015 Feb;180(2):141-4.

Lennon RP, Kim AR. Red Rash on the Back. Am Fam Physician. 2015 Apr 15;91(8):557-8.

Johnson LA, Lennon RP. Expeditionary Force Health Protection for Global Health Engagement: Lessons Learned from Continuing Promise 2017. Mil Med. 2018 May 1;183(5-6):e166-e173.

Lennon RP, Lopez KC, Socha JA, Montealegre FE, Chandler JW, Sweet NN, Hawley LA, Smith DK, Sanchack KE. Health characteristics of the Wayuu Indigenous people. Mil Med. 2019 Jul 1;184(7-8):e230-e235.

Seales SM, Lennon RP, Sanchack K, Smith DK. Sustainable Curriculum to Increase Scholarly Activity in a Family Medicine Residency. Fam Med. 2019;51(3):271-275.

Smith DK, Lennon RP, Carlsgaard P. Managing Hypertension Using Combination Therapy. Am Fam Physician. 2020;101(6):341-349.  

de Mattos Oliveira LFC, Lennon RP, Roman JW, Sullivan JF, Milder EA. Health characteristics of the Madeira Riverine population. Mil Med. 2020 doi: 10.1093/milmed/usaa006 [published Online first: 2020/03/21]

Day PG, Sanchack KE, Lennon RP. A care ethics approach to ethical advocacy for community conditions. Am J Bioeth; 2020;20(4):35-7.

Lennon RP, Sanchack KE, Keck JW. Scholarly activity is correlated to in-service exam scores. J Contemp Med Edu. 2020;10(2):74-77.

Sullivan JE, Polly M, Roman JW, Milder EA, Carter R, Lennon RP. Utility of Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) in humanitarian assistance missions. Mil Med; 2020. In Press.